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London and Oxfordshire LEPs star in England

European City of the Future 2016/17: London and Oxfordshire LEPs star in England

England’s local enterprise partnerships have been in existence since 2011 and have scored some significant successes. fDi ranks the best of them by various criteria, with London, Greater Manchester, Thames Valley Berkshire and Tees Valley among the top performers. 

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fDi National Championship: the winner

Following a close playoff season, fDi Magazine has crowned the US FDI national champion. While University of Alabama snatched victory from Clemson University on the football field, South Carolina is taking home the trophy where FDI is concerned. Cathy Mullan reports. 

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fDi National Championship – semi finalists

North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana and California are battling it out for the title of fDi National Champion. And with California’s ability to attract investment in the Software and IT services sector, the other states may be scrambling to catch up. 

Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2015

fDi’s Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2015/16: the winners

Singapore has triumphed in this year’s ranking of cities across the Asia-Pacific region, with Tokyo rising through the ranks to take second place and Taipei following in third position.

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From Locations

fDi Global Free Zone of the Year 2015 – bespoke awards

A celebration of the free zones around the world excelling in fields such as reinvestment, facilities upgrades, start-up support and infrastructure improvements.

Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16 – FDI Strategy winners

Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16

Trinidad and Tobago and the Dominican Republic also impress with their FDI strategies.

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Middle East & African Countries of the Future 2015/16 – the winners

Middle Eastern countries have dominated the ranking with United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia grabbing the top three places. 

Middle East and African Countries of the Future 2015/16 – FDI Strategy winners

Bahrain leads the Middle East and African region in terms of FDI strategy.

From Rankings

fDi’s American Cities of the Future 2015/16 – FDI Strategy winners

For fDi’s Cities and Countries of the Future rankings, officials in economic development and those charged with attracting investment are invited to tell us about their specific strategy for bringing in FDI. The FDI Strategy category is the only category in the ranking that is qualitative, with the winning locations decided by an expert judging panel. In the FDI Strategy category for fDi’s American Cities of the Future 2015/16 ranking, there were five winners across the five classifications.

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American Cities of the Future 2015/16 Winners

For the third consecutive ranking, New York City has reigned supreme as fDi’s American City of the Future, with San Francisco rising through the ranks to take second place and Houston placing third.

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